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Six Basic Principles of Teen Grief

This material was adapted from Helping Teens Cope with Death by The Dougy Center. To order a copy of the book, visit our online bookstoreor contact The Dougy Center, 503-775-5683. What is it like for teenagers when someone close to them dies? How do they respond to the death of a parent, a sibling, a relative, a friend? […]

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How to Help a Grieving Child

These lessons have been adapted from the book 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child. To order a copy of the book, visit our online bookstore or contact The Dougy Center, 503-775-5683. Answer the questions they ask. Even the hard ones. Kids learn by asking questions. When they ask questions about a death, it’s usually a sign that […]

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Supporting Your Teen after the Tragic Death of a Friend

Supporting Your Teen after the Tragic Death of a Friend Offer condolences to your teen for the death of his/her friend and ask if there are ways you can help them through this difficult crisis.  Offer to accompany them to the wake or funeral if they would like to attend. Monitor your own anxiety level. […]

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Due June 9, 2017: Request For Proposals $6,000 Reducing Outmigration of Working Age Adults

Due June 9, 2017: Request For Proposals $6,000 Reducing Outmigration of Working Age Adults

The Town of Falmouth Human Services Committee will acccept proposals, until 4pm on June 9, 2017 from public or private, state and federally recognized not-for-profit organizations, agencies, or partnerships to enter into a contract with the Town of Falmouth to provide projects, programs or services that will reduce the outmigration of working age adults from […]

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Human Services Department seeking new Director

After leading the Human Services Department for the past nine years, Karen Cardeira informed town manager Julian M. Suso in January of her plan to retire at the end of June.  To learn more about the Director’s primary purpose, essential duties and responsibilities click on Human Services Director.  To apply, visit http://www.falmouthmass.us/332/Personnel-Office

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Human Services Committee Recommends New Funding Strategy At Town Meeting

Human Services Committee Recommends New Funding Strategy At Town Meeting

For more than 30 years, Falmouth taxpayers have supported approximately 17 non-profit agencies on the Cape through the operating budget of the Human Services Department.  These non-profit agencies offer programs and services to assist Falmouth residents with a variety of human services related needs.  Since the 1980’s Falmouth’s population has grown and the demographics and […]

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DUE FRIDAY 2/24: Human Services Committee FY18 Request for Proposals

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The Town of Falmouth promotes quality projects, programs and services that provide a safety net for vulnerable citizens and address identified human service needs of its residents. The April 2017 town meeting will be asked to appropriate $20,000 for the purpose of preventing homelessness in Falmouth and $20,000 for the purpose of reducing the out-migration […]

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Community Health Needs Assessment Report and Implementation Plan 2017-2019

Community Health Needs Assessment Report and Implementation Plan 2017-2019

The Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) Report and Implementation Plan for Fiscal Years 2017-2019 is now available.  Features of the CHNA Report and Implementation Plan include: Data on the health status of Barnstable County residents with comparisons to state and national benchmarks Health priorities and identified vulnerable populations Hospital […]

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Holiday Stress Tips

Holiday Stress Tips

Take control of the holidays. Don’t let the holidays become something you dread.  Instead, take steps to prevent the stress and depression.  Learn to recognize your holiday triggers: Financial pressures or personal demands.  With a little planning and some positive thinking, you can find peace and joy during the holidays. Acknowledge your feelings.  If someone close […]

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Social Security Administration Temporary Location

Social Security Administration Temporary Location

To better serve our Social Security customers, our office located at 48 Research Road, Technology Park in East Falmouth, is being renovated to create an office layout that provides flexible customer service and enhances customer privacy.  In order to expedite the renovation process, beginning Monday, July 18, 2016, customers are encouraged to contact the Falmouth […]

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